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No. 115. Saint-Mars to Louvois.
Precautions for the Security and Concealment of the
Prisoners at Exiles
No. 116. Louvois to Saint-Mars.
Departure of Saint-Mars from Pignerol ordered to be
deferred, in order that he might receive Catinat there 328
No. 117. Louvois to Saint-Mars
No. 118. Louvois to Saint-Mars.
Orders for the Reception of Catinat at Pignerol
No. 119. Louvois to Saint-Mars
No. 120. Louvois to Saint-Mars
No. 121. Saint-Mars to Louvois
No. 122. Saint-Mars to Louvois.
Description of the Apartment and manner of Confine-
ment of the Prisoners at Exiles
No. 123. Saint-Mars to Louvois
No. 124. Saint-Mars to Louvois.
Saint-Mars is made Governor of the Islands of Saint
No. 125. Saint-Mars to Louvois
No. 126. Saint-Mars to Louvois.
Arrival of Matthioli at the Islands of Saint Margaret . 340
THE IRON MASK.
THE curiosity of the public has been now, for above a century, so much wrought upon by the mystery which has enveloped the name of the Iron Mask, (or, as the French more properly designate him, "the Man of the Iron Mask,"*) that the eagerness for discovery has thus been carried much farther than the real importance of the subject deserved. Numerous have been the papers written, and the conjectures hazarded in favour of different theories; almost all presenting, at first "L'homme au masque de fer."